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The Education Disconnection

The John William Pope Foundation recently published a feature on Asheville School, a private school located in west Asheville. The chairman and president of the John William Pope Foundation is Art Pope. Pope and some of his board members are alumni...

 

They Know Not What They Do

In the current proposed budget now passed by our State Senate and moving on to the House, funding for the Wildlife Resources Commission is being almost cut in half! This follows painful cuts in the previous two sessions which have already brought...

 

Where Is The Heart's Heart?

Does Heart of Brevard have a heart? I live in Travelers Rest, S.C. and am the founder of a nonprofit group here. We have participated in four out of five Memorial Day Parades. This year there were many comments that raised the question whether the...

 

It Makes A Difference

In view of the testimony at the Congressional Hearings regarding the terrorist attacks and murder of four Americans, including our ambassador to Libya, at the American Consulate in Benghazi, can there now be any doubt about the complicity of the...

 

Great Job On Sidewalk

On behalf of all the people who use Elm Bend Road, I would like to commend and thank the Brevard City Planning Department and the DOT for the outstanding job just completed. From the start there was a minimum of delay, traffic kept flowing, and we...

 

Legal Notices for 6-10-13

Notice of Public Hearing City of Brevard Proposed Amendments to Unified Development Ordinance The Brevard City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 17, 2013. The hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible in the... Full story

 

Glenda Ann Martin Culpepper

Glenda Ann Martin Culpepper, 74, passed away June 6, 2013, in Marietta, Ga. She was born July 7, 1938, in Dekalb County, Ala. to Myrtle Cooper Martin and Raymond Martin. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister and brother-in-law, Betty Marti...

 

Hedwig Maria "Hedi" deJonge

Hedwig Maria “Hedi” deJonge, 75, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. A native of Trier, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Anna Maria Brand. She had...

 

Lena B. Jackuboski

Lena B. Jackuboski, 87, of Brevard, passed away peacefully June 8, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Bristol, Conn., and worked as an inspector for...

 

Mary Alice Feaster Miller

Mary Alice Feaster Miller passed away peacefully Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Sharon Towers Retirement Community in Charlotte, N.C. Her 91 years were filled with a daily zest for life, which was...

 

Harvey R. Murray Jr.

Harvey R. Murray Jr., 77, of Lake Toxaway, passed away June 4, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He was born Feb. 20, 1936, in St. Louis, Mo. to the late Harvey Richard Murray Sr. and Minnie Erby Murray. One son, Timothy Michael...

 
 By Eric Crews    Features    June 10, 2013

Jack Eubanks Auction House Bids Goodbye – Brevard NC

On June 1, after 17 years and 135 auctions, Jack Eubanks’ Auction House, a large auction house across from the Transylania County Library, played host to its last auction. Eubanks, an auctioneer...

 

Maddy Cook Prepares For Trip To India – Brevard NC

Brevard High School student Maddy Cook says she’s closing in on raising enough funds for a 10-month trip to India as part of a foreign exchange program through the Rotary Club. The 16-year-old...

 

Rotary Clubs To Join RYLA Winners At Lunch Tuesday – Brevard NC

Both the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Brevard will have their weekly meeting Tuesday, June 11, from noon until 1:30 p.m. at the Brevard Music Center. The clubs are joining over 60 RYLA winners for the midday meal. RYLA, Rotary...

 

Births In Transylvania

Abdiel Mora Jose Miriam Jose Martinez and Rodrigo Mora Hernandez, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Abdiel Mora Jose, born June 6, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Cadance...

 

News of Organizations

Embroiderer’s Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, Aug. 1. The July meeting has been canceled due to the July Fourth holiday. The meeting will be held at Cummings United...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 10, 2013

Father Faces Incest Charges - Brevard NC

Jason Wesley Kitchen made his first appearance in District Court Thursday on 24 felony charges stemming from an alleged sexual relationship with his daughter. The 34-year-old Balsam Grove resident is facing the possibility of life without parole as a...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 10, 2013

Judge Hears Pleas - Brevard NC

In a holiday-shortened session of Superior Court held May 28 through May 30, Judge Alan Thornburg presided over numerous plea agreements, including: • Charles McCarter Whitmire entered a guilty plea to charges stemming from the 2010 fire at his hom...

 

Heart Of Brevard Has Plan Of Action - Brevard NC

By September, the Heart of Brevard plans to have applied for a nonprofit status that would help it receive grants and have a new executive director on board. These actions were among several that Heart of Brevard (HOB) officials presented to city...

 

Online Contest Includes Brevard - Brevard NC

Online voting has begun in a contest that pits Brevard against four other mountain towns for a chance to be the site of the 2014 branding materials for Native Eyewear, which is based in Denver, Colo. Representatives from the sunglasses and protective...

 

Blanchard Named Vice President Of State Funeral Directors – Brevard NC

The North Carolina Funeral Directors Assoc-iation (NCFDA) held their 126th Annual Convention, May 13-15, at the Sheraton Imperial in Research Triangle Park. The association was established in 1887...

 

Aaron Means To Discuss 'The Power Of Email Marketing' – Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced that Aaron Wesley Means, Chamber member and local expert from Constant Contact, will be presenting a seminar entitled “The Power of Email...

 

Great Cause, Day

(Above) It was a great day for a great cause Saturday as dozens of volunteers and donors helped the Sharing House’s annual Pack The Pantry event at the gazebo in front of the courthouse. The Pisgah...

 

Brian Center Announces Employees Of The Month – Brevard NC

Center Health and Rehabilit-ation of Brevard have selected Employees of the Month for the past three months. The facility’s Quality Staffing Commit-tee nominates employees for the title; fellow...

 

Egolf Of Brevard Appoints New Service, Parts Director – Brevard NC

Egolf Motors recently announced Jeff Bragg has joined their team. Bragg comes with 28 years in the automotive industry - a technician for 18 years and management for 10 plus time as a corporate trainer for the Chrysler Advanced Automotive Training...

 

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